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Rent-burdened Households

Health by Numbers

Rent-burdened households spend 30% or more of their income on rent and other housing costs, diverting wages away from important needs such as health care and healthy food. Redwood City and Daly City have some of the highest percentages of rent-burdened households in San Mateo County. One neighborhood in Redwood City has 78% of renters experiencing rent burden, the highest in the county. Learn more here.